Calendar for: Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero
Courtroom G, 15th Floor
Courtroom Deputy: Karen L. Hom


Last Updated: Aug 28 2016 4:34PM
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Monday, Aug 29 2016
09:30AM
3:15-cr-00125-VC - USA v. Antonio Gunnells
I.D. of Counsel Hearing
Revocation-Initial App Hearing
3:16-cr-00266-SI-1 - USA v. Thomas Daniel Little Cloud (Custody)
AUSA: Brian Faerstein / DEF: Galia Amram
I.D. of Counsel Hearing
10:00AM
3:13-cv-01924-SI - United States et al v. John Muir Health et al
Discovery Hearing (meet & confer) Dft John Muir
Discovery Hearing (meet and confer) Dft Bay Area
Tuesday, Aug 30 2016
09:30AM
3:14-cr-00151-SI - USA v. Daven Woolfolk
Revocation Superv Rls Hearing
3:16-cr-00054-MAG-1 - USA v. Marcus Leighty
AUSA: William Edelman / DEF: Steve Kalar
Initial Appearance & Arraignment Class B Misd Info
3:16-cr-00056-JCS-1 - USA v. Rusty Sims (Custody)
AUSA: William Edelman / DEF: Ellen Leonida
Change of Plea Hearing
3:16-cr-00105-VC-1 - USA v. Stephen Uriah Peeler (Custody)
AUSA: William Edelman / DEF: George Harris
Bond Hearing
3:16-cr-00282-MAG-1 - USA v. Tautalatasi A. Suesue
AUSA: Will Edelman, Andrew Johnson, LC/Dft:
Initial Appearance & Arraignment Class A Misd. Info.
3:16-cr-00287-MAG-1 - USA v. Pulot Usmonov (Russian - Tatiana Iacona)
AUSA: Will Edelman, Andrew Johnson, LC/ DFT: Robert Amparan
Initial Appearance & Arraignment Class B Misd. Info
JCS - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
JCS - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
10:30AM
3:16-cr-00273-JCS - USA v. Andrew Lager
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:16-cr-00275-JCS - USA v. Pamela Lyon-S
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:16-cr-00284-JCS - USA v. Andrew Nayman
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:16-cr-00286-JCS - USA v. Edward Wright
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:16-cr-00288-JCS - USA v. Erica Ortega
Status Conference (Reptr)
Wednesday, Aug 31 2016
09:30AM
3:16-cr-00272-MAG-1 - USA v. Derrick Walls
AUSA: Will Edelman/DFT:
Initial Appearance & Arraignment (Class B Misd Info)
3:16-cr-00274-MAG-1 - USA v. Carley White
AUSA: Will Edelman/ DFT
Initial Appearance & Arraignment (Class A & B Misd. Info.)
11:00AM
4:12-cv-03704-YGR - Stitt v. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Settlement Conference
Friday, Sep 2 2016
09:30AM
3:15-cv-03424-JCS - Cave Consulting Group, Inc. v. OptumInsight, Inc.,
Motion Hearing (Discovery)
Motion to Dismiss
10:30AM
3:13-cr-00428-JCS - USA v. Rhiannon Lawler
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:16-cr-00050-JCS-1 - USA v. Giovanni Vassalo
AUSA: William Edelman / DEF: Sarah Potter
Motion in Limine
02:00PM
3:14-cv-03227-JCS - Silicon Laboratories, Inc. v. Cresta Technology Corporation
P: Marc Collier D: Lael Andara
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-05042-JCS - Renowitzky et al v. Wells Fargo Bank N.A et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-00518-JCS - Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America v. K.O.O. Construction, Inc., et al
D: Arthur Woodward
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-02939-JCS - Dallas Buyers Club LLC v. Doe 73.92.201.24
Case Management Conference
3:16-cv-02940-JCS - Kaplan v. Seterus, Inc.
D: Tim Ryan
Case Management Conference
3:16-cv-03001-JCS - Bell v. National Mortgage Insurance Corporation et al
Case Management Conference
3:16-cv-03015-JCS - Hernandez et al v. MP California et al
P: Galen Shimoda D: Lisa Gorman
Case Management Conference
03:00PM
3:14-cv-01546-NC - Great American Insurance Group v. TG Associates
P: Mike Timpane D: Mark Saltzman for Dft Schutte
Settlement Conference
Tuesday, Sep 6 2016
09:00AM
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Wednesday, Sep 7 2016
09:30AM
3:14-cv-02346-JCS - Wit et al v. UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Certify Class
3:14-cv-05337-JCS - Alexander et al v. United Behavioral Health
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Certify Class
Thursday, Sep 8 2016
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Friday, Sep 9 2016
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
09:30AM
3:16-cv-04309-JCS - Kang v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. et al
Motion to Remand
Monday, Sep 12 2016
01:30PM
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Reentry Court
Tuesday, Sep 13 2016
09:30AM
3:16-cv-00561-WHA - Bates et al v. Rite Aid Corporation
Only as to Plaintiff Joseph Zanella
Settlement Conference
01:30PM
3:16-cv-00561-WHA - Bates et al v. Rite Aid Corporation
Only as to Plaintiff Neil Bates
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Sep 14 2016
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Thursday, Sep 15 2016
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Friday, Sep 16 2016
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Monday, Sep 19 2016
09:30AM
3:14-cv-01429-MEJ - Bosnak v. City and County of San Francisco et al
Settlement Conference
Tuesday, Sep 20 2016
09:30AM
3:15-cv-05151-SI - Dytch v. Dominguez et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Sep 21 2016
09:30AM
3:15-cv-05291-WHA - Fredenberg et al v. Rite Aid Corporation et al
Only as to Plaintiff Freeman Fong
Settlement Conference
01:30PM
3:15-cv-05103-WHA - Daryn Ulrich v. Rite Aid Corporation et al
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Sep 22 2016
09:30AM
3:16-cv-00561-WHA - Bates et al v. Rite Aid Corporation
Only as to Plaintiff Susan Allen
Settlement Conference
01:30PM
3:15-cv-05109-WHA - Sawyer v. Rite Aid Corporation et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Sep 23 2016
09:30AM
3:15-cv-04723-JCS - Cummings et al v. Brantley Hale
Motion for Service by Publication
Motion Hearing
3:15-cv-05239-JCS - Nguyen v. Wells Fargo Bank, National Association
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion for Summary Judgment
3:16-mc-80093-JCS - EHR Aviation, Inc.
Motion for Protective Order & Motion to Quash
10:30AM
3:16-cr-00052-JCS-1 - USA v. Sarah Knoefler-Potash
AUSA: William Edelman / DEF: Adam Gasner/PO: Aakash Raju
Sentencing
3:16-cr-00068-JCS-1 - USA v. Pablo Carballedo
AUSA: William Edelman / DEF: John Zahar/PO: Michelle Nero
Sentencing
3:16-cr-00318-JCS - USA v. Matthew Brinkerhoff
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:16-cr-00319-JCS - USA v. Michael Pinto
Status Conference (Reptr)
3:16-cr-00344-MAG - USA v. David Hobley
Arraignment
Preliminary Examination
02:00PM
3:14-cv-05355-JCS - Gutierrez v. United Airlines, Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-03376-JCS - Von Bozzay v. Nationstar Mortgage LLC
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-05166-JCS - Halvorson et al v. TalentBin, Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-05223-JCS - Hurt et al v. Adams et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-00308-JCS - Gurrola et al v. Antioch Unified School District
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Order to Show Cause Hearing
3:16-cv-01350-JCS - VACC, Inc. v. Davis
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-02486-JCS - Woodard v. Gild, Inc.
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:16-cv-02816-JCS - Osuegbu v. AMN Healthcare, Inc., et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-02872-JCS - Gonzales v. United States of America
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-03132-JCS - Sentinel Insurance Company, Ltd. v. Muir Wood National Monument
Case Management Conference
3:16-cv-03245-JCS - Evans v. Peak DMC North America, Inc. et al
Case Management Conference
3:16-cv-03195-JCS - Lee v. Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc et al
Case Management Conference
3:16-cv-03315-JCS - Agardi v. City and County of San Francisco
Case Management Conference
3:16-cv-03407-JCS - Graham v. Standard Insurance Company
Case Management Conference
3:16-cv-03487-JCS - Blackman-Baham v. Johnson
Case Management Conference
Monday, Sep 26 2016
09:00AM
3:15-cv-05777-LB - Paed v. Bank of America , N.A.
Settlement Conference
01:30PM
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Reentry Court
Tuesday, Sep 27 2016
09:30AM
3:15-cv-03595-WHA - Mueller v. Rite Aid Corporation et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Sep 28 2016
09:30AM
3:16-cv-01386-EMC - Securities and Exchange Commission v. Bivona et al
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Sep 29 2016
09:30AM
3:15-cv-02946-RS - Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's, London, subscribing to Certificate No. 456344 v. Robinson et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Sep 30 2016
09:00AM
3:08-cv-02261-CRB - Fallay v. City and County of San Francisco et al
Continued Judgment Debtor Exam of Augustine Fallay
09:30AM
3:14-cv-03227-JCS - Silicon Laboratories, Inc. v. Cresta Technology Corporation
Motion to Substitute Party
3:15-cv-03008-JCS - Nokchan v. Lyft, Inc.
Motion Hearing
Motion to Dismiss
3:15-cv-03563-JCS - Shaw Industries, Inc. v. Card Express, Inc. et al
Motion Hearing
3:16-cv-00518-JCS - Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America v. K.O.O. Construction, Inc., et al
Motion for Miscellaneous Relief
10:30AM
3:16-cr-00067-JCS-1 - USA v. Bence Body
AUSA: William Edelman / DEF: Jason Beahm/PO: Michelle Nero
Sentencing
3:16-cr-00070-JCS-1 - USA v. Alexander Avellone
AUSA: Brian Faerstein / DEF: Candis Mitchell/PO: Aakash Raju
Sentencing
02:00PM
3:15-cv-02356-JCS - Wadler v. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-03372-JCS - Stubblefield v. City of Novato et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-04391-JCS - Royal Primo Corporation et al v. Whitewater West Industries, Ltd
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-05750-JCS - Sephora USA, Inc. v. Palmer, Reifler & Associates, P.A.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-00323-JCS - Restoration Hardware, Inc. et al v. Ever Energy Inc.,
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-00878-JCS - Sequoia Sales, Inc. v. Lim's Produce, Inc. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-01305-JCS - Palikiko-Garcia et al v. City and County of San Francisco et al
Order to Show Cause Hearing
3:16-cv-03592-JCS - Board of Trustees, in their capacities as Trustees of the Laborers Health and Welfare Trust Fund for Northern California et al v. Three Brothers Electrical Contractors, Inc.
Case Management Conference
3:16-cv-03664-JCS - Amy's Kitchen, Inc. v. Campbell et al
Case Management Conference
3:16-cv-03737-JCS - Avago Technologies U.S. Inc. et al v. NanoPrecision Products, Inc.
Case Management Conference
Monday, Oct 3 2016
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Tuesday, Oct 4 2016
09:30AM
3:15-cv-02549-WHO - Robertson v. Contra Costa County et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Oct 5 2016
09:30AM
3:15-cv-03309-LB - Olson v. Atherton et al
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Oct 6 2016
09:30AM
4:15-cv-04973-DMR - I.A. et al v. City of Emeryville et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Oct 7 2016
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
09:30AM
3:14-cv-04706-JCS - Pimental v. City of Hayward
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion for Summary Judgment
Motion to Amend/Correct
02:00PM
3:16-cv-00461-JCS - Alexander v. Creditors Specialty Service, Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-00827-JCS - Scottsdale Insurance Company v. Patel et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-03812-JCS - Abad v. U.S. Bank National Association
Case Management Conference
 
 
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CIVIL LAW AND MOTION: Friday, 9:30 AM** (See below for exceptions)
Motion hearing dates DO NOT need to be reserved. Please follow the Court's Local Rule on Motion practice.
Judge Spero DOES NOT issue TENTATIVE RULINGS.
CRIMINAL LAW AND MOTION: Friday, 10:30 AM

**DURING THE CRIMINAL DUTY MONTHS  OF 
 AUGUST 2016 AND THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 5-9, 2016** Civil Law and Motion will be heard on Fridays at 2:00 PM. Please notice your Motion accordingly.


CRIMINAL DUTY MONTHS: August 2016. December 5,  through December 9, 2016.  May 2017. November 1-17, 2017. December 18-22, 2017.

2/10/14: EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY CASE MANAGEMENT AND PRETRIAL CONFERENCES WILL NOW BE HELD AT 2:00 PM.

CASE MANAGEMENT AND FINAL PRETRIAL CONFERENCES: Friday, 2:00 PM.
NOTE: Case Management Conferences will no longer be recorded unless requested by counsel or appearing pro se.

PROCEDURES FOR REQUESTING  TELEPHONIC APPEARANCES:

EFFECTIVE July 19, 2016 All Telephonic Appearances shall be arranged through CourtCall. Please contact CourtCall at 866-582-6878 no later than two days prior to the hearing date.

Counsel must e-file a letter one (1) week prior to the hearing date.

NO CELL PHONES OR SPEAKER PHONES ARE ALLOWED.  ALL TELEPHONIC APPEARANCES MUST BE ON A LAND LINE! 

If you are unable to use CourtCall, please contact the clerk for alternate arrangements.

TRIAL SCHEDULE: Monday - Thursday, 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM with one (1) fifteen (15) minute break and a forty-five (45) minute lunch hour.

SCHEDULING OF SETTLEMENT CONFERENCES:
Please contact Karen Hom at (415) 522-2035

NOTICE OF UNAVAILABILITY:
Please take notice that the HONORABLE JOSEPH C. SPERO will not be available:

July 18, 2016 through July 22, 2016

September 6, 2016

September 9, 2016

September 14, 2016 through September 16, 2016

October 3, 2016

October 7, 2016

October 12, 2016

October 18, 2016 through October 21, 2016

All counsel are hereby given notice that Court will not be in session during this period, and that such absence constitutes as Certificate of Unavailability pursuant to Civil L.R. 1-5(p). If urgency requires, counsel in any case assigned to Judge Spero, may request a hearing before the General Duty Judge as provided in Civil L.R. 7-1(c).

LAW CLERKS:
Melissa Dawson (415) 522-3692
Sam Wheeler (415) 522-3691

COURT HOLIDAYS:

Labor Day - September 5, 2016

Columbus Day - October 10, 2016

Veterans Day - November 11, 2016

Thanksgiving Day - November 24, 2016

Christmas Day - December 26, 2016

New Year's Day - January 2, 2017

MLK Day - January 16, 2017

President's Day - February 20, 2017

Memorial Day - May 29, 2017

Independence Day - July 4, 2017

Labor Day - September 4, 2017

Columbus Day - October 9, 2017

Veteran's Day - November 10, 2017

Thanksgiving - November 23, 2017

Christmas Day - December 25, 2017

New Year's Day - January 1, 2018

MLK Day - January 15, 2018

President's Day February 19, 2018

Memorial Day - May 28, 2018

Independence Day - July 4, 2018

Labor Day - September 3, 2018

Columbus Day - October 8, 2018

Veteran's Day - November 12, 2018

Thanksgiving Day - November 22-23, 2018

Christmas Day - December 25, 2018